20th Century

Melchet Court

The Canal

Melchet Court,
now St Edward’s School

The Arts and Crafts formal garden at Melchet Court was designed by Darcy Braddell and Humphry Deane in 1914 for Sir Alfred Mond, later Lord Melchett.

Bandstand, War Memorial Park, Basingstoke

Bandstand, War Memorial Park, Basingstoke

War Memorial Park, in Basingstoke

was formerly part of an 18th century English style landscape park of Goldings. The District Council acquired the estate in the early 20th century. In 1922, the bandstand was moved from Fairfields and, in 1999, was relocated to its present position.

Longstoke Water Gardens

Water Gardens

Longstock Water Gardens

In the 1950’s, John Spedan Lewis created the Longstock Water Gardens, first by dredging gravel from the river bank, to form a lake, and then developing the five acre archipelago.

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